April 17, 2020 | Matt Middleton-Leal

How Can You Ensure Data Security when Everyone Goes Remote?

Companies around the globe are encouraging their employees to work remotely to deal with the risks that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to everyone, and in some regions, employees have already been forced to transition to their home offices by local authorities. In this time of sudden and unprecedented...
April 2, 2020 | Earl Follis

Cloud Data Security: 4 Questions to Answer Before Moving Your Data

Cloud service providers are constantly improving their offerings in order to provide a stable, secure, cost-effective platform on which almost all IT applications can run. For example, they often support multiple virtualized operating systems, customizable server processor counts, flexible network...
March 26, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

The Capital One Hack: 3 Questions about Data Security in the Cloud

Financial services company Capital One suffered a breach that exposed the data of roughly 100 million individuals in the U.S. and approximately 6 million people in Canada. The breached data included 140,000 U.S. Social Security numbers, 80,000 bank account numbers, and 1 million Canadian Social...
March 26, 2020 | Alex Vovk

What You Need to Know About Cloud Storage Security Breaches

As more and more companies join Netflix, Pinterest, and Apple in moving to the cloud, hackers - and a healthy dose of user error - are making these large sources of sensitive information more sensitive to breach. Recent breaches affecting Dropbox and Google Drive show that this new generation of...
March 26, 2020 | Ilia Sotnikov

The Cloud Security Risk of Remote Workers, and How to Stop It

Telecommuting has been on the rise for over a decade. According to research from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs, the number of people working remotely in the U.S. increased by 159% between 2005 and 2017, and then increased again by 22% between 2017 and 2018. A flexible workplace offers...
March 19, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Cloud Security Risks and Concerns in 2018

In 2015, Gartner predicted  that 95% of security failures in the cloud through 2020 will be the customer’s fault. The new Netwrix 2018 Cloud Security Report supports this prediction, noting that employees were considered responsible for 58% of security breaches in 2017, even though most attacks...
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